28 - 29 July 2015,
Price realised USD 1,125
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A PAIR OF CHINESE GRAY POTTERY MODELS OF RECUMBENT BOARS,
SIX DYNASTIES PERIOD/ EARLY TANG DYNASTY, 6TH/7TH CENTURY,
each hollow-molded and realistically modeled in a recumbent position atop a shaped base, with finely detailed features and gently rounded bodies
6 ½in. (16.5cm.) long
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Purchased, Sotheby's, London, Mid-1990s.
In the collection in the USA prior to 1997.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JAMES E. BREECE III (LOTS 289-306)
Lord Berners loved to entertain, and made his home — with contents offered in our Interiors sale on 12 April — a haven of fun for artists and socialites
Celebrity estate agent Josh Flagg on how he acquired a gilt mirror and other treasures formerly owned by Betsy Bloomingdale
From fine art to design classics, our New York interiors sale on 28-29 July includes a wealth of objects for those redesigning their home this summer
Christie’s Decorative Arts and Design specialists reveal the people, places and spaces that spark their senses
Interior designer Tino Zervudachi discusses the totemic appeal of a Gilbert Valentin vase made in the early 1950s
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France